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LEGAL OFFICER / ATTORNEY - BAHAMAS

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Job ID:

200

Location:

 

Category:

Financial Services
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Job Views:

365

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.06.2019
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Occupations:

Legal: Attorney

Job Description:

We are a growing company in the Financial Services industry that has an immediate vacancy for a Legal Officer/Attorney for our Bahamas office. Suitably qualified candidate should have some previous experience in banking, accounting or debt collections and have the ability to work with little to no supervision. This is an excellent position for the right candidate to join our winning team!


Duties and Responsibilities

• Ideal candidate will be an independent, self-directed, organized and a diligent worker, able to work with minimal supervision. Provide support to Legal Director in delinquent loans issues.
• Compile documents required for foreclosure process.
• Input and maintain information into case management system and ensure data integrity.
• Maintain, organize and index all case files for Legal Manager; file correspondence, pleadings and other documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
• Provide necessary telephone assistance by responding to attorney firms' inquiries.
• Establish a strong follow-up system to ensure deadlines are not missed for which various pleadings must be served and filed.
• Prioritize and work at a fast pace on a high volume of files, with a great attention to detail.
• Develop and execute routines for keeping legal team informed of regulatory changes.
• Maintains and updates accurate case files for Legal Manager through automated computer tracking system for all legal files as needed.
• Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, code sections, and analyze issues to prepare legal documents and memos.
• Serves as liaison between outside attorney firms, internal departments, and Legal Manager when necessary and appropriate, including obtaining regular status updates.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

• SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED FOUR (4) FULL ACADEMIC YEARS OF CREDITABLE POST HIGH SCHOOL STUDY LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S OR EQUIVALENT DEGREE IN A FIELD RALATED TO LAW.
• Minimum 6 months Bankruptcy or Foreclosure experience with lenders and mortgage services.
• Experience such as administrative duties involving some technical proficiency and basic knowledge of legal services; calendar management for assigned supervisor; familiarity with legal terminology; maintaining accurate legal case files; and proficiency in office based software applications.
• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop working relations with the attorney firms.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as, Outlook, Word and Excel.

Values Required
• Honesty
• Responsibility
• Dedication
• Energy
• Loyalty
• Perseverance
• Committed
• Punctual
• Teamwork
• Creative
• Enterprising

Application Information
• A letter of interest (highlighting work experience and accomplishments relevant to the position).
• An up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume.
• At least three confidential professional references.

Interested persons who are suitably qualified as for the above requirements may respond by sending their updated resume to topcareers@ymail.com.

 

Company Info
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Bahamas

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